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Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while e cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it inin his priorities? according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes the mdle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study orfor yourself at american.co. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years.s. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> welcome back to battleground virginia. of economy is at the center election, and at the center of the economy is small business. talk a lotpaigns how they are going to help small businesses. visited one in loudon county. let's take a look. >> loudon county, virginia, has history of bootleg w
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
thanks to a tax holiday. >> american airlines says they solved the mystery of seats coming loose in the sky. who they [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message. [ fema announcer ] ay says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually ds. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cuttinnearly eighhundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursinhome care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? some air travelers are responsible for the ongoing problems with those bruce seats -- loose seats. >> dozens of flights have been canceled or delayed. rebecca cooper has an update on the issues and the repairs. >> as of friday, 42 of the 48 planes grounded have been repaired and a promise to have all of them fixed by saturday. it is eroding custo
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
, but where we're going. governor romney has a perspective that says if we cut taxes, skewed towards the wealthy and roll back regulations that we'll be better off. i've got a different view. i think we've got to invest in education and training. i think it's important for us to develop new sources of energy here in america. that we change our tax code to make sure that we're helping small businesses a companies that are investing here in the united states. that we take some of the money that we're saving as we wind down two wars, to rebuild america. and that we reduce our deficit in a balanced way that allows us to make these critical investments. now, ultimately it's going to be up to the voters, to you, which path we should take. are we going to double down on the top down economic policies that helped to get us into this mess, do we embrace a new economic patriotism that says, america does best when the middle class does best? and i'm looking forward to having that debate. >> governor romney? two minutes. >> thank you, jim. honor to be here with you and i appreciate the chance to
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... evenug though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? alexis douglas: i can remember when i was youer and... my family was not necessarily financially stable. we were poor. anncr: then alexis got a job at the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. alexis: i started as a wardrobe clerk. but then i was able to work my way up. i got a 401k, i have health insurance... and i make great money. anncr: imaryland, question seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. from hotel and restaurant staff to accountants... and construction workers. alexis: ifif you want a great place to work with good pay... and eat benefits, vote for question seven. [ malemannouncer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan stud barack
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >> this is abc 7 breaking news. >> we are following breaking news. >> a tree has fallen onto a truck. you can see the pictures live from the chopper. this happened about 30 minutes ago on connecticut avenue at randolph road. we're told nobody was hurt. county crews are on their way to clear the tree. connecticut avenue will be closed until the rest is cleared. you can see the damage to the truck. you can see the tree on top of another vehicle on the top part of the screen. we will have more details through the newscast. >> a man shot in a confrontation with police in silver spring has died. >> this happened after police say the man tried to force his way into a home where his girlfriend is a live-in nanny. >> montgomery county police go
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
on china? since when? >> we are back with talk about a tax. >> whether they should pay back of their paycheck to the city. sam ford has more on what to get back.t but i do not understand what is on in this place. >> i do not understand what is going on in this place. >> the council took up several e revenuegetting mor workers, since d.c. prohibited from taxing residents. new-ill would provide all to give back 4% of their salary. >> those dollars within our city. if you go to ask the workers, it "if you live in d.c.?" >> i live in maryland. i have been in maryland all of my life. of the city's 31,000 58% do not live in the city. one worker moved to maryland h his new wife. i was born in d.c. >> he was not at the hearing and those that were read council the riot act. >> we, of course, want to hear the public. do not affect our ability to people and retain them. >> in northwest washington, sam ford, abc 7 news. as it could as good be. and feeling more like summer around here. afteras more, coming up the break. and another showdown this weekend. one for the record book. [ mamale
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a couple of times. the fight over tax cuts and reducing the deficit. >> i will not reduce the share by high income individuals. your running mate keep saying that. know it is a popular thing to say. e case.ot th boys. five i am used to people saying is not always repeating it on d hoping i will believe it. >> for 80 months, he has been this tax plan. -- 18 months, he has been this tax plan. now, he is saying is big, bold is never mind. >> mitt romney has not laid out the details on how he will taxes, the numbers on not favor him, at least not now. other big battle, a huge disagreement over obamacare. >> i just do not know how the president could come into , facing rising unemployment, and economic kitchen table, and his energy and passion for o years fighting obamacare. fighting for obamacare. seen this model work in massachusetts. it is essentially the identical model, and, as a consequence, are covered there. it has not destroy jobs. that for the unemployment being above 8%. finally, the fight with the president could go on attack. is the continued theme that is not offering as far as the
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? if mitt romney really "cares," number of students that wea lot of problehave.th the... resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for scols...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables,
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your m medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 breaking news. [inaudible] >> breaking news is coming in washington.st seven residents were rescued by firefighters. people may soon be searching for e to wait -- to live. tom roussey has the first report of there. now live. >> workers are still out here up the scene tonight. a fire department has not the official cause of the fire. you where it started. started on a second-floor apartment. have since put plywood on e window there. was from the third floor tore a number of folks had be rescued. one man fell. in this video shot by a thehbor, you could see the threeoting out of story apartment building. people on the scene
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
this message. "i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vovo: why won't romney levelel with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy trhuge new tax breaks?." if we can't trust him here...eo experdeficit to pay for it. taxes on the middle class how could we ever trust him here? >> the cold temperatures on -- on wjla.com.opic the fever of for the nationals playoff run. we are right back with a final look >> ready for the warm stuff to come back? morning, sorry. k nearl come bac wednesday. some good baseball weather. 1:00 in the afternoon for the first pitch. after that, pretty pleasant. >> i think good things will happen that day. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle cla
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. industry has come back and housing has begun to rise. said there was no way mitt promise ofd keep his taxes without adding to deficit. before thee weeks election, he says his big, bold idea is never mind. >> the president never brought the controversial 47%,. analysts say it was romney who won this debate. >> moments like this could wipe slate clean. >> as both candidates hit the supporters of, the present offer this a device. -- twohave to the war debates, did it to mitt romney. >> this debate is making a new on the -- is having a on twitter. >> twitter tracks just how many tweets were sent and which most. sparked the there were 10.3 million sent between 9:00 in 1030. came whenhe moderator not" romney, "let's talk about ad to topic.nt comments about cutting funding pbs for also hot topics. abc7 is your vote 2012 station the candidates on the road again today. we will have more on that at 87 at 5:00 and 6:00 right here. >> a story is developing in where the country's has authorized military operations against syria. turkish official said has admitted for the killed fivet including a six-yea
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
in this country [ malemannouncer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "noa tax hike on the middle class." wantofroof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. o obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 6:30. >> the pharmacy that distributed the steroid linked to the deadly fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall. the announced their decision today. it spans nine states including maryland and virginia and has killed at least seven. u.s. health officials reported an additional 27 cases today increasing the total number to 91. >> taking a look at vote 2012. both candidates taking an opportunity to get out on the campaign trail. romney spent the day in florida trying to boost his chances in that cri
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
will not on any circumstances raise taxes on any middle income family. >> for 18 months he has been running on this tax plan. now, five weeks before the election is saying his big bold idea is never mind. >> the president's health-care reform plan was center stage. >> obamacare is on my list. >> if you repeal obama care, if you repeal it, what happens is those seniors right away are court to pay $600 more in prescription care. >> we heard about the economy and health care. some this morning are wondering why the president did not talk about the 47% statement that came out of the video. the question about why that was not brought up late last night in the debate. this morning some people saying that they believe mitt romney may get a boost. the question is, how long will that last? five weeks left until election day. >> the candidates returned to the campaign trail with stops in key swing states today. paul ryan holding a rally in agusta county, va., today. president obama campaigning in denver before he heads to wisconsin and ohio. joe biden campaigning in iowa. >> tracking the latest devel
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
is providing [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and ththe liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and commco sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yoursf at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? wean't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. ♪ ♪ [ man ] when i'm in my zone... every move i make is a statement... ♪ ♪ ...that inspires me to make my mark. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new lexus es 350. ♪ ♪ acts virginia it is holding its annual sales tax holiday on energy efficient projects. consumers can buy energy- efficient products like dishwashers and he poms without having to pay taxes. it must be less than $2,500 and have the energy star designations. a complete list of the tax exempt items can be found at tax.virginiao.gov. >> pepco has errors and for a num
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romomney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred bill n from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares wouldn't we see it in his priorities? [ female announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a triion dollars in higher taxes. en on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> more problems for american airlines as another flight experience loose seats.
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisann study for yourself at americocan.co. ba and his liberal allies?s? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 "news at noon," on your side. this is breaking news. with breaking news pennsylvania. >> former penn state assistant been jerry sandusky has on 45 counts of sexual abuse. we will talk with brad bell for latest. >> the sentencing in this courthouse, the judge said that put matt sandusky centuries but he said the sentence would be 30 years 0 years. that means he will spend the rest of his life in prison because he is already 68 years old. statements from three victims they could notd what jerryforget them.ky did to they all said that he stole childhood. in the hearing today it was who got up in his red jail house jumpsuit and
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, but that is true. he is very pumped. the city is looking forward to revenue from taxes, restaurants, hotels hoping the playoffs will pay off. >> pay off enough to keep metro running. >> his streak is now broken. what teddy is predicting one day after his big win. >> many are protesting smart meters. >> why change in the law could be prompting people to abandon dogs rather than care for them. >> police got a 911 call that someone was abducted outside of a gymnasium [ female announcer ] who will raise taxes on he middle class? barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. veeven on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romne and i approve this message. >> a bizarre confrontation at a fort myers police depart
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
in manufacturing. myx tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class anand for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china and improvingng job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. hey, what are you drinking? i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. so smooth, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. erica runs on dunkin' coffee. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> this goes to an extreme from pleasant to overcast and gloomy. >> how are people dealing with this first is to fall weather. >> we will 7 update from silver spring, maryland in just a minute. >> we will check in with meteorologist brian van de graaf. >> today will be much like yesterday. there is still a slight chance of rain in the afternoon. our first glimpse from the roof this morning. 46 degrees downtown buffalo 40's at dulles and manassas at 39. mid 50's this afterno
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
million new jobsbs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower tes for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.. >> of big scare for the redskins over the weekend. if you saw it, you know what we are talking about. the quarterback sidelined. >> everyone wants to know how bad it is, robert griffin iii's concussion. >> a lot of fans are still talking about this. the coach says that it looks like rgiii will be able to play it this weekend against the minnesota vikings. he also says that he was not dizzy. doctors are still cautious about his condition. is all that fans can talk about today. "did you see that hit?" >> he got out of bounds, but he will be all right. >> he is still out with what doctors are calling a concussion. more tests will be done today and throughout the week. >> probably a good move. you do not want to mess around with that. >> it is a good thing. health comes first. if
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we'tan't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> one surprise tonight. while everyone expected to hear about the percentage that's been making waves the past few weeks, mitt romney's controversial 47% comments, con speck wasly absent tonight. that doesn't mean the percentage didn't get its due, because it's become this year's hot political pep of choice and abc's david wright is doing the math. >> reporter: in this year of rotten economic news, unemployment at 8%, economic growth, less than 2%, deficit up 54% in four years, 60% say we're on the wrong track. the challenger ought to have a pretty good argument. >> middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. >> reporter: but
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
] but this is what the budget plan mitt romomney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. whcue cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on t the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. bama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> you are watching abc 7 "news at noon," on your side. with cynne simpson and steve chenevey. >> rumors are swirling that chris brow
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
: this was dishonest: mitt romney: "i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut." romney's bng dishonest here too: romney tv ad: "according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raistaxes on the middle class..." narrator: the chairman of that so-called independent group is from romney's former company. dick cheney's on its board. newt gingrich was there too. independent. it's just not true. alexis douglas: i can rememberwhwhen i was youer and... my family was not necessarily financially stable. we were poor. anncr: then alexis got a job at the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her l life. alexis: i started as a wardrobe clerk. but then i was able to work my way up. i got a 401k, i have health insurance... and i make great money. anncr: in maryland, question seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. from hotel and restaurant staff to accountants... and construction workers. alexis: if you want a great place to work with good pay... and great benefits, vote for question seven. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pn
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
raise taxes on families.ome >> the president said that cannot keep his goal of taxes and not add to the hurting theout middle class. >> now, five weeks before the election, if he says his idea is never mind. >> other topics included medicare reform. while there was not a knockout punch from either side, some feel the president may have been relax. >> he seemed he was a little detached at times. most agreed that romney led the debate. could give him the boost he needed. >> he came in and fought the it.t i think he put the president on times.ensive a number of >> the candidates are not wasting time. on the campaign trail today. big debate is next week the vice presidential candidates go one-on-one. abc news, denver. >> the presidential candidates the origin port asked what they were due to cut waste from the federal budget. >> you could say mitt romney had response.emorable he took a shot at the sesame bird. character big >> i would stop the subsidy to pbs. like big bird, but i g on thingsep spendin that we have to borrow money for.china to pay there was a picture of what big bird
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the sa organizatn says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hihike on the middle class." want proof? ad read the non-partisa study for yourself at american.m. obama a his liberal allies? we can't affor four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> in my heart i know i did not do these disgusting acts. the crux>> a portion slams into a convenience store. -- a porsche. good morning, washington. i am steve chenevey. . >> i am cynne simpson. . >> and other debt and restart. the rain is coming to an end. i am not expecting any more rain. currently, a little bit of a rain around brandywine and northern charles county, calvert, anne arundal, pushing off to the northeast and coming to an end. will be over and about an hour, hour and a half. 46 in leesburg. 45 in martinsburg. if
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
] who will raise taxes on the middle class? barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay hgher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> well, we are happy to say that the dog is making a recovery. >> the dog was stabbed after an incident. we went out to find out how she is doing. >> with her shaved skin you can still see the scars on this two- year-old. they were worried that she would not make it. it was stabbed seven times. it was following a domestic dispute. >> we were very concerned. >> several of the wounds were serious. michael is an officer with the washington humane society. he has been out there rescuing abused pets. >> i was surprised what happened. in th
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
will grant the spending of local tax dollars without budget approval. phil mendelson plans to introduce an amendment to the district of columbia charter. it has been 10 years since the d.c. sniper shootings began. john allen mohammed and lee boyd malvo terrorized the region before they were captured. they killed 10 people and critically injured more. mohammad was executed in 2009. malvo, a juvenile, was sentenced to six life terms. now a decade later in an exclusive interview with the washington post, he says his remorseful. but the incident still brings up emotions for some residents. >> it was terrible. everybody was scared to go out of the house. he was shooting people for no reason. >> one of the victims we spoke with believes malvo has changed but still needs to deal with the consequences for the rest of his life. our coverage of this infamous anniversary continues tonight at 5:00. >> i remember it so vividly that it's like yesterday. of the few survivors of the washington area sniper attacks. we will look back at what happened in years ago. he says he refuses to let it impacted li
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
'll be right back? we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? adad the non-partisa study for yourself at american.com. obama a his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve is message. >> it is going to be a weend seasonal change.. there conditioners today.. tomorrrrow,, definity the furnace. there with fair skies. egrees in gaithersbururg. ththe winds are out of e south. lolook at t the e extent of thid front in quebec all l thee way n toto mississssippi. itsay to some of the coldldest areas. look at how c cold it is to the of us, already 47 in ttsburgh. 36 degrees in chigo. snow in the upper midwest. none of that f us.s. certainly, cold tempmperatures. 75-78. winds wi shift to the north. tomorrow, a wet and chilly sunday. 4848-bit 2s as good as we will i'm b
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
. american university students polled to be on alert after four tax on the mill students on and around massachusetts at the new that borders the campus. d.c. police believe a white man politely in his 20s and wearing a committee is approaching semo students from behind -- wearing a hoodie is approaching female students from behind and grabbing them. >> i usually walk back by myself after class. it's kind of creeping. >> i go and meet my girlfriend now. you don't want to play around with this. >> students can get an escort if they would like one. >> residency requirements for city employees in d.c. a piece of legislation would require newly hired city workers living outside the seat tube to give part of their salary back to the district. another bill woul-- living outside the district to give part of their salary back. >> still ahead what is on the line for the nationals and the orioles on this final day of the regular season. what's it all comes down to the last day. a woman goes for a joyride on a manatee. >> we are and the pink society of georgetown. good morning, washington. >> good
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion and a tax cut that favor the wealthy. >> on both campaign trail today the focus will be on jobs especially because congress predicts that the monthly unemployment rate is going up from 8.1% -8.2%. >> stay with us for continuous coverage of the presidential race and you can keep up the latest information on line at wjla.com. >> one of the man charged with killing an arlington club worker is scheduled to be sentenced. he is charged with stabbing a man to death as he walked to work.his cousin was charged in the murder. he is set to go on trial letter this month. >> it former parking gate attendant that the air and space museum will be charged today. they still at least $400,000 in parking fees. -- they stole at least $400,000 in parking fees. >> several people including a fire four were injured at a northwest d.c. fire. brianne carter is live. >> residents say this was a fast-moving fire. you can see several windows now boarded up. one of those windows is where a resident tried to get out. smoke a
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
side. >> some delightful weather. your s[ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the mididdle class by $4,. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and commco sense conservatives is "no "a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yoursf at american.com. obama a his liberal allies? we c can't affor four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiev in you. traffic came to a standstill sudden, right in the chinatown, after marched through the of the street. we captured exclusive video of the demonstrators. they were chanting disparaging obama andout the romney campaigns. the protesters continued their f
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Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: but in the audience, many of the president's supporters expressed bewilderment at his passive performance last night. >> i felt like he should have been more aggressive. >> i didn't understand the strategy. i thought, you know, i wondered what was going on. >> reporter: sources tell abc news the president's strategy was a calculateted decision not to risk appearing un-presidential by attacking romney on, say, that video insulting 47% of the country as irresponsible victims. his aides advised him to focus on policy, such as romney's effort to distance himself from his own tax proposal. >> for 18 months, he's been running on his tax plan, and now five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big, bold idea is "nevermind." >> reporter: but now, top democrats and liberal pundits bemoan a missed opportunity. >> i don't know what he was doing out there. he had his head down. he was enduring the debate, rather than fighting it. >> it looked like romney wanted to be there, and president obama didn't want to be
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
's central economic plan calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> i don't have a $5 trillion tax cut. >> reporter: that has the campaigns arguing in television and web ads. >> not telling the truth. >> reporter: so what's the truth? romney does want to cut tax rates. that would reduce revenue by nearly $5 trillion over 10 years. he says he would offset that loss by eliminating loopholes and deductions but he has refused to say which ones leaving him open to attack by team obama. >> mitt romney's solution is he just decided there wasn't math involved in this problem. and that's absolutely crazy. >> reporter: while the president continues that fund-raising swing, mitt romney will deliberate blistering foreign policy speeches attacking the president on middle eastern policy. that is tomorrow. david? >> david kerley traveling with the romney campaign this weekend, david, thank you. >>> i want to bring in our senior washington editor rick klein tonight. let's gallup poll we showed. a tighter race already. a rolling average as we know and still reflects voters asked before the debate and still could be
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> a woman dying from cancer has an experience with the tsa. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-parntisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't affor four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> if you are complaining about how high gas prices are, we have something for you to keep in mind. >> drivers in california set another day of record highs there. the state average per gallon of gas is about $5.67. >> california drivers frustrated with a price spike at the pump are dealing with the fourth straight day of record high gas prices. >> it is terrible. >> i only got 20 gallons. >> the prices of 49 cents since last week, far higher than the national average of $3.80 a gallon, according to th
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. monday morning at 7:26, on october 8, columbus day. silver spring police are investigating an officer- involved shooting overnight at about 3:15 this morning. a man called than to say he harm himself and possibly others and they believe d to hiseade girlfriend's house. police found him there and a andile - in a stairwell exchanged and the n to thewas take hospital. prince george's county police investigating an officer- shooting in ginsberg. they ordered a man with a knife it and the officer shot twice in the stomach and taken to theas hospital. the officer was not hurt and newschannel 8 will have more coming up in a couple of minutes. let's check on the traff
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
to offer a little more about his tax plan. there's been questions about the tax cuts across the board. which deductions would he eliminate? he's been practicing with that question. they would be surprised, stunned, in fact, if the 47% comments did not come up during this debate. heeds been practicing on that, as well. and lastly, this is their words, he doesn't have to win a charm conte contest, a charm offensive on this stage. he does need to connect with americans and the problems felt by middle-class families. >> jake, one thing romney is likely to bring up tonight. a gaffe by vice president joe biden, where he said the middle class has been buried for the last four years. >> reporter: that's right. vice president biden tried to clean up those remarks later in the day, saying he was referring to the middle-class buried by tax policies put in by republicans. ones that romney and ryan want to go back to. but criticism of what's happened to the middle-class over the last four years is one that ryan and romney jumped on. >> matthew dowd, what is a win for each candidate tonight? >> mit
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Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
. but the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: in the audience many of the president's supporters expressed bewilderment at his performance. >> i felt like he should have been more aggressive. >> i didn't understand his strategy and thought, you know, i wondered what was going on. >> reporter: sources tell abc news, the president's strategy was a calculated decision not to risk appearing unpresidential by attacking romney on say that video insulting 47% of the country as irresponsible victims. his aide advised him to focus on policy, such as romney's effort to distance himself from his own tax proposal. >> for 18 months he has been running on this tax plan. and, now, five weeks before the election, he is saying that his big bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: now top democrats and liberal pundits bemoan a missed opportunity. >> i don't know what he was doing out there, had his head down, enduring the debate rather than fight. >> it looked like romney wanted to be there, president obama d
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. clock is ticking down for fiscal cliff. >> north american households pay $3,500 more in taxes if endress does not act by the of the year. automatic budget cuts and tax .ncreases will go into effect but it will 1 happen until election. tonight, breast cancer awareness means youderway which the color lot more of pink around. >> pamela brown has the story. pink,ough the power of georgetown university spending less critics sending a strong message. every -- these are sending a strong message. grandma have it, it scary knowing it is a possibility. but she is not alone. their passion stems from pain. >> for many of the girls out tonight, seeing in the white house right across the in pink gives them hope. that myves me hope ones, maybe someday no one will. >> the breast cancer protection require insurance ampany to uncover -- to cover limited hospital stays for patients undergoing mastectomies. celebration at a post office. you can see the dedication of earthquakes stamps. it shows our planet from above with pictures taken from ultralightand aircraft. >> they are beautiful stamps. there were a
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
this week to campaign. >> how they can justify raising taxes on middle-class. >> it did not take long for paul that.o pounce on >> vice-president biden today the middle class over e last four years has been buried. we agree. we need to stop digging -- start by electing mitt romney. the race is still close. every word tonight could impact election. abc news, denver. >> tonight's debate happens to fall on the same day as the obamas 20th wedding anniversary. mrs. obama will go to reno to voters and then to be .n the audience in denver they will celebrate on saturday. his campaign is asking supporters to sign an card for the first couple. the debate is at 9:00 tonight. at 11:00, scott thuman will have analysis. vice-president biden's flight into weather approaching charlotte, so the pilot circled it because of thunderstorms. landed on the second attempt. on his return trip to andrews base, that was delayed d fog, so his plane forced to land at dulles instead.onal he was taken by motorcade back observatory. >> 10 years after the d.c. area attacks, the victims are still being remembered for
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message >> welcome back. good morning, washington. brian van de graaff. have chilly temperatures. it is not in this cold since late april. 46 downtown, 37 in frederick and gaithersburg, 36 in winchester right now. martinsburg. until in the air. satellite picture shows showers from yesterday. have clouds this morning and it's a little foggy off to the west. sunshine early this morning, high-pressure scooting and another system passing to our south. a couple showers possible this evening. sunshine tomorrow and then a few more clouds by the middle of the week. will climbratures 50's.the let's check in with angela foster. we're having some trouble hearing angelo wright now. 4:44. columbus day. the department of public works not ticket drivers today expired meters or limit in the time resid
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
of congressional inaction. a washington thinktank says if congress can't reach agreement on extending those tax cuts, nine out of ten, 90% of households will see a tax hike averaging $3,500. economists are warning if congress drives off what is so-called the fiscal cliff, there will be automatic tax increases and deep spending cuts on january 1st. >>> the federal mortgage task force is filing its first action against a major bank. the civil lawsuit against jpmorgan chase alleges massive fraud involving mortgage-backed securities. rather than a specific deal, the complaint focuses on improper practices through bear stearns, which jpmorgan chase acquired after it went bust. >>> american express is agreeing to refund $85 million to credit card customers. federal agencies say the company charged improper late fees and deceived credit card customers about old debts and new services. >>> there is a major recall from honda this morning. it affects 600,000 accords with v6 engines from 2003 to 2007. the power steering might come loose and leak fluid causing a fire. only one fire has been reported thus f
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
cliff. it's looming at the end of this year. automatic budget cuts and tax increases would take effect. the non-partisan tax policy center has a new study that finds if all the tax cuts that expire are allowed to , your taxes will go up by about $4,500 per household. that is an unprecedented increase. >> another big story, today marks 10 years since the start sniper shootings. the first shooting took place wheaton. food store in brianne carter is there this morning. good morning. >> good morning. the fall 2002 shooting spree startedted three weeks this week and killing a 55-year- was walking. john allen mohammed and lee boyd shot 13 people, killing 10 of them. john allen mohammed was executed 2009. was sentenced to six barsi terms and is behind onion.inia apple red they say they chose their big guns at random. thato sayster, he's remorseful for his actions the time he thought he was a monster. he remembers each one of those shootings. people in this area clearly as very well. reporting live, brianne carter, abc 7. >> thanks so much. >> jummy olabanji is at the live desk following devel
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
romney's been running around the country for the last year, promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: many supporters asking, why wasn't the president tougher? why no mention of romney and his comments about the 47%? the people romney said he could never convince to take personal responsibility. romney offering new explanation for those comments overnight. >> why didn't president obama bring that up? what would you have said if he did bring it up? >> clearly, in a campaign with hundreds, if not thousands of speeches, and question and answer sessions, you're going to say something that didn't come out right. and i said something that's just completely wrong. >> reporter: that was one of the first times we heard romney, in fact, the first time we heard him say he was completely wrong about those comments about the 47%. as far as the obama campaign is concerned, they've acknowledged in the last 24 hours, they have to look at their debate strategy before the next one. >> they know it has to change. >>> now, to the big jobs news. the latest report on unemployment
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Oct 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
-called fiscal cliff biened of the year. the tax policy center says taxes for almost 90%, 90% will go up by average of $3,500 with increases half a trillion dollars. automatic tax increases and deep spending cuts would kick in if the country goes over the fiscal cliff. >>> that is significant. look at some numbers. just, throw out numbers look that. doesn't really, doesn't really relate. can't put your mind around it. a married couple with two kids income of $100,000 would pay more, $6,000 more. and then, if some of the child deductions, obama's payroll tax cut, isn't renewed, you won the get tax breaks for each child as well. >> stiffest increases in the history. a big deal. we got to this point because of the super committee, bipartisan committee, did not get the job done. did not come up with a deal. this is what will trigger the fiscal cliff by the end of this year. so, no matter what happens november 6th. they got to get this done before 2013 gets here. >> you got to think they're going to. >> another showdown. the tenth time. >> we need one. >> moving on this morning. another major
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> reporter: it was a debate full of numbers and domestic policy details. >> if the tax plan he described were a tax plan i would support, absolutely not. i'm not looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> now, five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big, bold idea is, never mind. >> reporter: george, up until last night, the obama campaign had succeeded in turning this from a referendum on president obama to a choice. and they were painting mitt romney as an unacceptable alternative. but that dynamic seemed to change last night. it seemed to be very much a referendum on president obama. and mitt romney presented himself as a credible alternati alternative. george? >> that's what mitt romney wanted. >>> let's get the view from the romney camp right now. david muir covers the romney campaign. and as we said, the polls giving mitt romney the win overnight. clearly, the romney team is happy. how do they capitalize on it going forward? >> reporter: i have to tell you, george, in talking with a key adviser overnight, one of the things i was struck by was he said our supporters are going to
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
buried. they're just being crushed. i will not, under any circumstances, raise taxes on middle-income families. >> reporter: the president challenged his rival, saying that romney cannot keep his goal of cutting taxes and not add to the deficit without hurting the middle-class. >> now, five weeks before the election, he's saying his big, bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: other topics included medicare reform and the president's health care reform law. while there wasn't a knockout punch by either side, some feel the president may have been too relaxed. >> this time, he seemed just a little detached at times. didn't want to be there. >> reporter: most agree romney led the debate. and after lagging in many polls, this first match-up could give him the boost he needed. >> knowing he's behind and he needs to win. and he came in and fought that fight stylistically. i think he put the president on defense a number of times. >> reporter: now, the candidates aren't wasting any time. they're getting back on the campaign trail today. and the big next week when the vice presidential c
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Oct 4, 2012 11:35pm EDT
. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. don't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertisining. >>> now, for most people, a backyard animal encounter means a run-in with a squirrel. but a small animal obsessed slice of the population has excited exotic beasts like tigers and lions to roam the domestic territory typically reserved for cats and dogs. and when they get out of hand, there's one team that swoops in. here's abc's t.j. winick. >> reporter: they aren't zoo keepers. they're pet owners. >> she never attacked me. >> because i'm her friend. i think it's -- >> reporter: blinded by love and devotion to their furry friends. >> ah! >> reporter: meet alison eastwood and donald schultz. two animal interventionists who try to tame out of control exotic animal lovers. >> instead of going in and pointing fingers, saying, what you're doing is wrong, we hold up
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: obama campaign advisers were even more blunt, accusing romney of being dishonest on the debate stage. but some of the president's supporters and liberal pundits are baffled by what they saw as a passive performance. >> i felt like he should have been more aggressive. >> i don't know what he was doing out there. he had his head down. he was enduring the debate, rather than fighting it. >> reporter: president obama could have new worries today when the monthly job numbers come out. economists predicted the unemployment rate could go from 8.1% to 8.2%. >> critical numbers. tahman bradley live for us. thanks, tahman. >>> and one other campaign note this morning. a film dramatizing the raid that killed osama bin laden will make its debut just two days before the election. the national geographic channel denies there was any political motivation. it says the air date was chosen to kick off the fall season. >>> american airlines is cancelling or delaying dozens of flights today to fix a safety problem with itsoose seats. the carrier sa
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Oct 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
-partisan stud barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the mididdle class by $4,0. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hihike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. bama a his liberal allieies? we can't affordd four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station abt once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i uld say.y... twtwo months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >>> what happens when a disillusioned lawyer decided to chase his dessert-loving dreams? he quits his job, goes to pastry school, opening a wildly popular dessert truck and parlays that success into his own new york city restaurant. and now chef jerome chang is whipping u
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